Hyderabad : Hyderabad City Traffic Police is implementing Traffic Penalty Points System seriously which was introduced in August 2017. A person named R. Mahendra Heniya, a resident of Barkatpura became the first person to lose his driving license since he had exceeded the limit of traffic violations.
To enhance the public interest among new rules and regulations by Hyderabad Traffic Police and RTA, RTA’s mWallet mobile application more useful to the public, Telangana Transport Department has included the City Traffic Police’s penalty points system in the app to enable motorists to keep a tab on points accumulated during a violation of traffic rules, as reported in Telangana Today.
Its easy to know about the Penalty points as the RTA’s latest update for the mWallet will help users know how many points they had accumulated, since exceeding 12 points could cancellation of driving license.
Rudra Teja, developer of mWallet said “After updating the app with the penalty point system, it has become more helpful for motorists making them aware of points that they had crossed and urges them to be careful while driving.”
The app is already one of the most popular government mobile apps, having registered nearly 25 lakh users with a rating of 4 stars out of 5 on Google Play Store. On the other hand, there are 2, 500 to 3,000 new users being registered every day, thus making the app the most downloaded one in any State, officials said.
After the integration of e-challan with mWallet, citizens are coming forward to pay their fines through the app, they said. The department is now working on integrating the pollution certificate as well in the app.
“The positive feedback for the app is encouraging the department to work more on it. There have been suggestions to add an option to include the pollution certificate as well and we are working on it,” said J Panduranga Naik, Joint Transport Commissioner.